Crime

  Community reacts to 8-year-old shot, killed as juvenile homicides increase in Memphis

Memphis police continue to investigate after an 8-year-old girl was shot and killed in a Memphis apartment complex Sunday night.

Man shot and killed near T.O. Fuller State Park

One person killed in shooting near North Memphis church, police say

MPD: Child shot and killed at apartment complex

MPD: 1 injured in South Memphis shooting, suspect at large

Woman arrested in fatal hit-and-run

Homicide investigation launched after 1 shot, killed in southeast Shelby County

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Police: pedestrian killed in hit-and-run near Orange Mound

TDOC cancels Thanksgiving visitation for some prisons

Mid-South man convicted for defrauding IRS for up to $1.7 million

DA: Fight between Memphis motorists leads to murder indictment

MPD: 3 people shot in Binghampton, suspects on the run

One man critically injured after being shot in Whitehaven, MPD reports

  Arkansas law enforcement officers honor Officer Travis Wallace

Around 50 Arkansas law enforcement officers and first responders did a tribute run in honor of Officer Travis Wallace who was shot and killed a week ago in Helena- West Helena.

Man indicted in killing of Jack Pirtle’s delivery driver

A Millington man has been indicted on first-degree murder charges in the shooting death of a delivery truck driver in South Memphis earlier this year.

Vehicular homicide suspect captured by U.S. Marshals

A Cordova man was arrested Thursday by U.S. Marshals for vehicular homicide.

MPD: Driver charged after fatal crash on Highway 64

A Memphis driver is facing multiple charges after a fatal crash on Highway 64.

MPD: Man shot, killed in apartment complex near Hacks Cross Rd.

  MPD releases photo of truck involved in Frayser roadway shooting

Caregiver charged for alleged financial exploitation of client

  ‘Not surprising’: Attorney of Martavious Banks disappointed officers were not charged

  Investigation into Georgia child molestation suspect finds youngest victim to be 8 years old

  District attorney’s office releases TBI’s full report on officer-involved shooting of Martavious Banks

Man arrested for firing weapon at elementary school during domestic dispute

A man is facing charges for allegedly firing a weapon outside of an elementary school during a domestic dispute with his girlfriend on Nov. 16.

MPD: 16-year-old runaway may be with older man

Sixteen-year-old Destiny Graham ran away from home, police say, and she may be with an older man.

Kentucky woman faces indictment in stabbing death of friend in Memphis

A 20-year-old woman from Kentucky is facing an indictment for the stabbing death of her friend which investigators say stemmed from an argument.

Mississippi man indicted in fatal stabbing, robbery

A Mississippi man has been indicted for a fatal stabbing and robbery while he was viewing a man’s knife and sword collection back in January.

Georgia child molestation suspect could have victimized Memphis children in the late 1990s, officials say

Georgia officials have indicted a man for dozens of counts related to child molestation.

MPD: Driver arrested after shooting at off-duty officer on I-240

An accused shooter is behind bars after shots were fired on I-240.

Attorney’s office issues list of convenience stores selling to minors in Lafayette County

The Mississippi Attorney General’s Alcohol and Tobacco Enforcement Divison conducted compliance checks this week determining that several convenience stores in Lafayette county are in violation.

  Memphis council considers anti-violent crime task force

Memphis City Council members are considering another task force aimed at reducing violent crime in the Bluff City.

  MPD brings back Operation Cool Down

The operation involves officers from every precinct, the Organized Crime Unit and various MPD Special Operation Units.

  Lanes of 385 shut down while police investigate report of gunshots on the interstate

It happened around 3:45 p.m. between the Ridgeway and Riverdale exits in the westbound lanes.

Undercover operation leads to human trafficking arrests in Oxford

A joint undercover human trafficking operation led to the arrests of six people in Oxford over the weekend.

MPD still searching for gunmen after 10-year-old shot, killed in 2017

Investigators with the Memphis Police Department are still searching for suspects after a child was shot and killed in 2017.

  New MPD Director expected to be appointed by March 2021

The City of Memphis has released a new timeline that shows when the Memphis Police Department will have a new Police Director.

Shots fired from one vehicle into another in Frayser; 2 taken to hospital

Police say two vehicles were driving westbound when someone inside one of the vehicles fired multiple shots at the other.

MPD: Teenager dead, man injured after double shooting in Midtown

Police are searching for information after a deadly shooting in Midtown.

Man detained after deadly shooting in Frayser

One man has been detained after a deadly shooting.

  Police search for suspect after gunfire leaves community shocked in Southaven

It was an uneasy weekend for a lot of people in North Mississippi after random gunfire left damage across their community. And now police are trying to track down who is responsible.

2 Wilder Youth center escapees back in custody, 3 remain on the run

Two of the five detainees who escaped the Wilder Youth Development Center in Fayette County are back in custody.

  Memphis police officer charged with rape, relieved of duty

Al Bond, 28, is charged with rape. He was arrested Nov. 2 after an investigation by MPD’s Sex Crimes Bureau and the Shelby County District Attorney General’s office.

More than $25 million in fraud, waste, and abuse uncovered by Tenn. investigators

Investigators with the Tennessee Comptroller’s Divison have reached a powerful milestone.

1 shot dead in South Memphis neighborhood, police say

Officers on the scene near East McLemore and Willie Mitchell Boulevard found a male victim dead at the scene.

Memphis woman charged with boyfriend’s stabbing death

Police found Cornellius Goodlow face down in the living room floor with an apparent stab wound to the chest and shoulder. He later died at the hospital and his death was ruled a homicide.

  1 dead, 1 hospitalized after early morning shooting in Raleigh

Police say the victims were pulling out of a parking lot when someone in a black Ford Mustang began shooting at the victims.

Drunk driver crashes into Main Street trolley cart station, police say

Memphis police say a suspected drunk driver crashed into a trolley cart station on Main Street Saturday night after an earlier accident near Danny Thomas and Poplar Avenue.

  1 cyclist dead, another critically injured after being struck by vehicle, MPD reports

Memphis Police are on the scene of a crash where two cyclists were hit near Shelby Farms.

  Community members unite for Unity Walk Against Gun Violence

On Saturday, several organizations, along with city and county government leaders, teamed up to host the Unity Walk Against Gun Violence.

Southaven Police investigate multiple drive-by shootings

The Southaven Police Department responded to five shooting calls within a 2-hour period Friday.

Arkansas man arrested in death of girlfriend’s father

Washington County authorities say a 22-year-old Fayetteville man has been arrested on a murder warrant in the stabbing death of a man believed to be the father of the suspect’s girlfriend.

  Arkansas officer killed in the line of duty honored with candlelight vigil

At least 100 people, as well as law enforcement, showed up at the Helena-West Helena police department for a candlelight vigil to remember officer Travis Wallace who was shot and killed Thursday night while trying to arrest a suspect. It began with a sea of Blue.

  Officers react to Helena-West Helena officer’s death, suspects arrested

The flags at the Helena-West Helena Police Department and across the state of Arkansas fly at half staff as the community mourns the loss of an officer with a promising future who leaves behind two children.

23 deputies graduate, welcomed to Shelby County Sheriff’s Office

The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office has welcomed 23 new deputies to the department.

  2 suspects wanted in connection with Arkansas officer’s killing captured by U.S. Marshals; officer identified

ASP identified the Helena-West Helena police officer Friday as 41-year-old Travis Wallace.

  Helena-West Helena police officer shot and killed in line of duty, suspect on the run

A Helena-West Helena police officer was fatally shot Thursday while trying to apprehend a suspect in a shooting that occurred Sunday.

MPD: 1 dead after double shooting in Orange Mound

Police are searching for a shooter after a double shooting was reported in Orange Mound.

  2 people dead after triple shooting in Southeast Memphis, MPD investigating

Memphis Police are investigating a triple shooting in Southeast Memphis Thursday that left two people dead.

More than $13K worth of jewelry stolen from Sam’s Club, police say

Memphis police are investigating a burglary at an east Memphis Sam’s Club where more than $13,000 worth of jewelry was stolen.

  Memphis man accused of burning down mother’s home in Parkway Village

Police say Corderious Corley became a suspect after receiving a Crime Stoppers tip, and when they interviewed him he had second- and third-degree burns over 80 percent of his body consistent with a gas explosion.

  Police investigate deadly triple shooting in Memphis

Police say three people were shot on Patterson Street near Lamar and I-240. Two victims have died from their injuries.

MFD: vacant house fire under investigation, arson determined

The Memphis Fire Department is currently investigating a vacant house fire that occurred early Wednesday morning at 4:24 a.m.

  MPD: 13 arrested after Memphis nightclub raided for drugs and guns

A Memphis nightclub shut down overnight after a raid found tons of cash, drugs and guns.

Texas murder suspect captured in Memphis

A murder suspect from Austin, Texas was captured in Memphis by the U.S. Marshals.

MPD: 1 dead after double shooting in North Memphis

Police are looking for a killer after a double shooting in North Memphis.

MPD: Man in critical condition after vehicle shot at in Frayser

Police are searching for a shooter after a man was shot in Frayser.

3 arrested in enticement of a child in Lafayette County, Miss.

Three men have been arrested for the enticement of a child to meet for sexual purposes, according to the Lafayette County Sheriff’s Office.

Man arrested after neighbor finds camera in her bedroom wall

A Mississippi man has been arrested after police reportedly found a camera he installed in his neighbors bedroom wall.

Mississippi couple charged after baby neglected, born in deplorable conditions, deputies say

A Mississippi man and woman are behind bars after deputies found a neglected newborn.

Staff members at Cordova care facility indicted with death of patient

According to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, John Bulmanski, 59, suffered an injury in June 2019 while being transported by three staff members, but they didn’t report his injuries at the time.

MPD: Memphis man charged after body found inside car

A Memphis man is behind bars after police for a dead body inside a vehicle near Lamar Avenue.

DA: 2 men indicted for multiple shootings in Memphis

Two men have been indicted after multiple shootings were reported in Memphis.

Triple shooting under investigation after victims show up at Regional One Hospital

A triple shooting is under investigation after three victims showed up at Regional One Hospital suffering from gunshot wounds.

  Memphis man faces cruelty charges after MAS rescues 35 dogs from backyard

Nearly three dozen dogs getting a new lease on life after being rescued from a Memphis home.

  5 juveniles remain at large after weekend escape from Wilder

The Fayette County Sheriffs Office says the teens escaped from the Wilder Youth Development Center in Somerville over the weekend.

Memphis woman sentenced in health care fraud case, charged in Paycheck Protection Program scheme

A 27-year-old Memphis woman has been sentenced for health care fraud and is also facing new charges for her involvement in a Paycheck Protection Program loan scheme.

  Arrest made in house party shooting involving off-duty MPD officer

Memphis Police Department has identified the man investigators say fired shots at a house party Sunday morning in Southeast Memphis after a fight broke out.

  ‘Ride of Tears’ helps raise money for 12-year-old boy’s funeral after shooting

A local organization is stepping up after a 12-year-old boy was shot and killed in Memphis last week.

MPD: Arrest made after 11-year-old boy hit by car in Memphis

Officers have made an arrest after an 11-year-old child was hit by a car in Memphis.

MPD: Shooting victim found in car in Whitehaven neighborhood

A suspect is on the run after a man was found shot in Whitehaven.

MPD: Double shooting reported early Monday morning

Police are searching for a suspect after a double shooting was reported.